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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4083
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constans II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  645-646
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  6.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0197.
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Description:  Obverse: Constans II facing, standing, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown with pendilia, holding long cross in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: IB; cross potent on a globe between the numerals. A pellet in the l. and r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Mint mark: … ΛЄ …

Bibliography:  MIB III 189

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; undertype unclear.

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